Marc J. Lane has been named by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Illinois for 2010. Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.
The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a state-wide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics' attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
Marc J. Lane is a business and tax attorney, a Master Registered Financial Planner, a Registered Financial Counselor and a Certified Investment Specialist. He is the author of 32 books on corporate organization, management, taxation and personal finance. Twice a recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association's Lincoln Award, Mr. Lane teaches law at Northwestern University School of Law and has taught business in the MBA program at the University of Illinois.
Mr. Lane has consistently earned an "AV" rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest ranking awarded. Martindale-Hubbell, which also includes him in its Bar Registry of Preeminent Attorneys, rates Mr. Lane's legal ability as "very high" and reports that he "embraces faithful adherence to ethical standards, progressive reliability and diligence." In addition, he has been selected by his peers as a "Leading Illinois Attorney" and has been named to Illinois Super Lawyers five times.